The Los Angeles Times Fesitval of Books brings more than just books to USC

imageThe Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will be held at USC this weekend, on Saturday April 21st from 10:00 am to 6:00pm, and Sunday April 22nd from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

In addition to the new and gently-used book drive, the schedule of events also includes the presentation of U.S. stamps designed by USC faculty member Dana Gioia to honor 20th century poets, a “name the dino” contest, and Health Pavillion with demonstrations and free screening from practioners from the USC Health Sciences campus.

Admission is free, and there will be a food trucks and booths set up on Cromwell Field.

The Health Pavilion schedule can be found here.

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Panel members scheduled to appear include:
Kevin Uhrich, editor, Pasadena Weekly
Cynthia Griffin, managing editor, Our Weekly
– Kirk McKoy, senior photo editor, features, Los Angeles Times
– Yussuf Simmonds, managing editor, Los Angeles Sentinel
– Kyung W. Lee, former editor, Korea Times (English language edition)

This event is free and open to the public.

To RSVP, click here.

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Hill Wagner at [email protected]

The program is underwritten by a generous grant from the Ford Foundation.

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